How Many Dog Breeds Are There in the World?

In our world there are lots of plants, animals and people and we call them all as animate things and there is a balance between them. Each of them are connected to each other from the point of the ecological system and if there is any change about these balance almost all of the species and animate things are affected from each other as a result of the situation. When we think about the animals in the whole world there are hundred types of animals and today we are going to make a short analysis about the types of the dogs. 



First we are going to see the dogs. The dogs are coming from the family and it’s name is “Canis lupus familiaris” and it is an animal that eat meat and it is a mammal. When we look at the historical roots of the dogs we can see that their roots are based upon the 60 million years ago and in according with the experts they are first found in the continent of Asia. There is an animal in that continent in that years and it is also a mammal and now from the researches of them and the relics from the earth the experts are claiming that today’s modern dogs are coming from that time and that continent. Approximately, 30 and 40 millions years ago first dog is defined and its name is Cynodictis and it can be easily said that people can base the modern dog’s roots to that dog. From that time the family of the dogs start to spread all over the whole world, first they spread to the continents of Africa and Asia and then the whole world. On the other hand there are lots of concrete evidences that the foxes and the wolves are the predecessors of the dogs and again there is a research and in according to that research 16.000 years ago in the China it is founded the wolves and people are claiming that the Chinese people use that wolves in order to ear them. Today again we can easily see that the Chinese people can eating the dogs and in their kitchens there are lots of different food that is prepared with dog. In the world there are lots of different kinds of dogs and now we are going to look at them in a short way.



The Number of The Species of the dogs that are Available in the Whole World Today


When we look at the researches in the world today there are approximately between 300 and 400 different breeds of dog. When we look at the number of the members of the dog families there are 36 species and these are like that:

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus)

Argentine grey fox (Dusicyon griseus)

Azara’s fox (Dusicyon gymnocercus)

Bat-eared fox (Otocyon megalotis)

Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas)

Blanford’s fox (Vulpes cana)

Bush dog (Speothos venaticus)

Cape fox (Vulpes chama)

Colpeo fox (Dusicyon culpaeus)

Corsac fox (Vulpes corsac)

Coyote (Canis latrans)

Crab-eating fox (Dusicyon thous)

Darwin‘s fox (Dusicyon fulvipes)

Dhole (Cuon alpinus)

Dingo (Canis dingo)

Domestic dog (Canis familiaris)

Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis)

Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda)

Golden jackal (Canis aureus)

Grey fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)

Grey wolf (Canis lupus)

Hoary fox (Dusicyon vetulus)

Indian fox (Vulpes bengalensis)

Kit fox (Vulpes macrotis)

Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)

Pale fox (Vulpes pallida)

Raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)

Red fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Red wolf (Canis rufus)

Ruppell’s fox (Vulpes ruppelli)

Sechuran fox (Dusicyon sechurae)

Short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis)

Side-striped jackal (Canis adustus)

Swift fox (Vulpes velox)

Tibetan sand fox (Vulpes ferrilata)

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